Fast Breeder Reactor to be commissioned next year

India is confident of commissioning the first-of-its-kind Prototype Fast Breeder
Reactor (FBR) next year with the technology challenges confronting it having been overcome.

Fast breeder reactor gets critical component

In a 20-hour operation that ended early Saturday, the Rs 5,600 crore (USD 1.25 billion) prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) built by Bhavini at Kalpakkam near here got its fourth critical component -- the 65-tonne inner vessel.

India`s fast breeder reactor achieves second milestone

India`s first indigenously designed 500MW fast breeder nuclear power project achieved its second milestone albeit silently when the huge main vessel was lowered into the safety vessel, an official said.